Consultant Peppers

Over 35 advisors are active at team Greenhouse Horticulture Delphy. We offer entrepreneurs in Greenhouse Horticulture expert and independent advice. For knowledge development, the consultants work closely with the researchers of the Delphy Improvement Centre in Bleiswijk. Due to expansion of the consultancy work, a motivated

Consultant Peppers


About Delphy

Delphy employees have a high level of knowledge and experience. They work hard in specialised teams to provide both the primary producer and the business community in agriculture and horticulture with high-level independent advice. Besides technical expertise, commitment to the plant sector and the people working in it is also important. A feeling for “doing business” is needed to identify both opportunities and threats in time. Delphy is market leader and wants to remain so.

The job

  • The candidate we are looking for has (initial) work experience in sweet pepper.
  • You will deal with the real cultivation technical aspects of cultivation on the one hand and the many business-related issues that are certainly just as important for growers on the other. Topics vary: crop assessment, fertilisation, crop protection, climate control, ICT/forecasting, energy, lighting and labour.
  • For pepper cultivation, you will actively work on setting up digital applications in cultivation, cultivation based on data.
  • A strategic advisor position with challenge with a huge future of opportunities given all the development going on in the field of digitalisation in cultivation and the development of the autonomous cultivation process.
  • The basis remains giving expert and reliable advice to growers. Good guidance from the cultivation advisor, should ensure that the horticulturist has real added value in running his business successfully.

The challenge

  • During the first two years of your career, in addition to your executive duties, you will participate in the Delphy Academy. Within the Delphy Academy, you will be trained as an “Expert and Professional”, focusing on your personal development. During this period, you will start working independently advising companies at home and abroad.
  • Besides individual advice, part of this function consists of cooperating in joint and broader research projects.
  • Delphy wants to be and remain involved in the latest developments in sweet pepper at home and abroad. This is an interplay between the market and future targeted research.
  • You will have every opportunity to develop further in advisory work, but also in project development and implementation.

What we require

  • A college or university education
  • Being able to work independently and in a team
  • You are enterprising and take initiatives
  • Good communication skills, convincing but also involved
  • Knowledge of Dutch, English and German is an advantage
  • You are prepared to work abroad regularly in the future

Information and apply

Want more information about the position first? Then call Rens Smith, manager team glasshouse vegetables Delphy: +31 (0)6 26 51 86 49.

Are you interested and want to apply?
Then send us your CV with motivation letter